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Should I make a solo last minute trip to Vegas?

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by ajp, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    Buddy hit me up yesterday about heading to Vegas Monday as he found cheap flights and free rooms. I run it by the wife and after some back alley deals she says go and have fun. Now today when I confirm with the buddy before booking, he says oh can't go now something came up.

    Now the deal is made with the wife and no getting out of it. But she agreed to a guys trip, this would now be solo. Should I just go and not mention being solo, not go at all, or tell her it is solo and still go.
     
  2. WichitaMuskie

    WichitaMuskie Low-Roller

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    Yes (I only read the thread title as the rest of the post was obviously superfluous).
     
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  3. topcard

    topcard Older than the Stardust!

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    Tell her your buddy backed out, but you're still planning to go... trust me...I've been in this exact situation... it's the best course.
    Go, and kill 'em... be sure to tell your buddy that he missed a helluva trip (regardless of how it actually goes!).
     
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  4. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    I fired off a text to her about him backing out and how I had already booked some stuff (a little flub). Lets see what she says.
     
  5. jon_vegas

    jon_vegas Low-Roller

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    I don't know what kind of "back alley deals" ;) you did with the wife (maybe a thread for another day) :D , but since you probably can't get out of that anymore, why not go for it. If you have to tell her about the solo thing, just remember, it's not a lie if you believe it. lol jk.
     
  6. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    Wife said that its to bad he backed out, and that I'm just losing that money I spent.

    Guess no solo trip for me.
     
  7. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Well, that sucks. Your buddy should pay.
     
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  8. jrizzo

    jrizzo Tourist

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    Better make sure she knows those "back alley deals" are out the window then :stir:
     
  9. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    Wtf? If there was any real possibility of that response, then you lie about him going.

    I'm never forfeiting non-refundable travel unless it's absolutely necessary. I'm also glad I'm in a relationship with a woman who 100% agrees with that.
     
  10. Miller12pack

    Miller12pack Low-Roller

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    Your wife should realize you will get in less trouble going solo than going with a friend. Lol
     
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  11. ajp

    ajp High-Roller

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    The truth is I didn't actually spend any money yet, I just said I did. She wasnt keen on this trip as it was. And the roundtrip airfare was $83 we were looking at so not like it is a real loss if I was out. Not worth the potential fight and I am letting it go at this point.
     
  12. Geogran

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    Ooops - just saw your last post - but save this for the next time :D

    It's time to renegotiate!
    Give her a better 'back alley' deal.
    Beg.
    Plead.
    Cry.
    Tell her the truth - you've got the fever.
    Tell her you will 'match' the airfare you would lose and she can spend any way she wants
    But GO.
     
  13. bdautch

    bdautch High-Roller

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    Vegas now ask questions later
     
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  14. h0llywood

    h0llywood Low-Roller

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    Why don't you tell her you are a great husband and that you decided you want to take her instead in exchange for a future trip
     
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    zanepro Tourist

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    Just tell her you're going to the store then come back two days later :wink2:

    Seriously though, why don't you just ask her if she wants to go with you, say you're all excited about going now but it wouldn't be any fun without her.
     
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  16. DaiLun

    DaiLun R.C., L.C., and A.A.N.G., but N.A.H.

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    Exactly why I'm glad I'm not married anymore.
     
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  17. WichitaMuskie

    WichitaMuskie Low-Roller

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    If my friend backed out of trip and I had to go solo instead, I would be completely upfront and honest about it with the wife......the minute I got back home from the trip.
     
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  18. simundo26

    simundo26 Low-Roller

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    does your wife also give you pocket money lol,
     
  19. TrewBrew

    TrewBrew Low-Roller

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    A vey wise man once said "happy wife, happy life" I would let the deals made with wife stand and keep it in my back pocket for a later time.
     
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  20. MikeOPensacola

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    +1. Savvy.
     
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